As U.S. and Iran Seek Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia Make Its Own Moves

As U.S. and Iran Seek Nuclear Deal,
Saudi Arabia Makes Its Own Moves

New York Times, by David D. Kirkpatrick
Original Article
Cairo – As America talks to Iran, Saudi Arabia is lashing out against it. The kingdom, Iran’s chief regional rival, is leading airstrikes against an Iranian-backed faction in Yemen; backing a blitz in Idlib, Syria, by jihadists fighting the Iranian-backed Assad regime; and warning Washington not to allow the Iranian-backed militia to capture too much of Iraq during the fight to roll back the Islamic State, according to Arab diplomats familiar with the talks. Through Egypt, a major beneficiary of Saudi aid, the kingdom is backing plans for a combined Arab military force to combat Iranian influence around the region.
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